The Manga Guide to the Universe
Publisher: No Starch Press
Final Release Date: June 2011
Pages: 256

Join Kanna, Kanta, Yamane, and Gloria in The Manga Guide to the Universe as they explore our solar system, the Milky Way, and faraway galaxies in search of the universe's greatest mysteries: dark matter, cosmic expansion, and the Big Bang itself.

As you rocket across the night sky, you'll become acquainted with modern astronomy and astrophysics, as well as the classical discoveries and theories on which they're built. You'll even learn why some scientists believe finding extraterrestrial life is inevitable!

You'll also learn about:

  • Discoveries made by Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Hubble, and other seminal astronomers
  • Theories of the universe's origins, evolution, and geometry
  • The ways you can measure and observe heavenly bodies with different telescopes, and how astronomers calculate distances in space
  • Stellar classifications and how the temperature, size, and magnitude of a star are related
  • Cosmic background radiation, what the WMAP satellite discovered, and scientists' predictions for the future of the universe

So dust off your flight suit and take a fantastic voyage through the cosmos in The Manga Guide to the Universe.

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Entertaining and Educational

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    Comments about oreilly The Manga Guide to the Universe:

    I found this book fun to read. It is set up as a comic strip following the drama club's quest to write a great script for their play. At the same time it is very educational and has helped refresh my memory of things I learned long ago in school, but also has taught be some new things I didn't know before. Although, it sometime feels like reading a text book, it flows smoothly and is entertaining.

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